The gyms are back to normal, with many slacking off their New Year’s resolutions for more exercise, but there is still plenty of time to help you manage your construction business. Read over these tips to get your business pumped up for 2017. Continue »
Fleet Driver Safety: How to Improve Driver Behavior and Your Bottom Line How GPS fleet tracking systems can help monitor and correct drivers' bad habits
Fleet managers know profitability is directly tied to their drivers. A fast, efficient fleet is a profitable fleet. Likewise, a fleet with drivers who engage in unsafe driving habits, lag behind on their routes or get bogged down with tasks like waiting for a broken-down vehicle to be repaired because it wasn’t taken for proper maintenance can see profits go flying out the window. Continue »
If your construction company is implementing lean scheduling, congratulations! Also, get ready. It may take over your organization.
If you have no plans to implement lean, you may wish to keep reading. The process by which your lean competition may gain an edge explained: Continue »
By now, just about everyone has heard about a cloud software solution of some kind. While it is certainly generating a lot of buzz, a contractor may not know how to tell if “the cloud” is right for its business. It helps to understand how cloud applications work compared to traditional on-premise software, and to consider the pros and cons of each. Both of these can be great for contractors; it just takes a little due diligence to find out which one best fits the way an organization works. Continue »
There was a time when a construction company’s assets could all be loaded into the back of a pickup truck. Jobs were simpler and plentiful. As the industry has expanded and matured, this has changed dramatically. From small specialty contractors to large general builders, the variety of assets and the cost of these assets have grown exponentially. Nowadays, contractors spend tens and hundreds of thousands of dollars on field equipment and office technology. It is simple to take a piece of field equipment and chain it, lock it, or hoist it 100 feet in the air; but what about the invisible assets? Continue »